Free Speech Now: "Why Fighting Online Abuse is Good for Free Speech"

Feb 14, 2017, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Lewis Library, Room 120


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Video of this event is available here:

A lecture by Danielle Citron, author of Hate Crimes in Cyberspace and Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law, Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Maryland

With comments by:

  • Brett Frischmann, Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy, Center for Information Technology and Policy (CITP), Princeton University, and Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School
  • Ed Felten, Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and Director, CITP, Princeton University

This is the first in a three-part series titled Free Speech Now:

The Internet has brought into conflict different cultural and legal norms around freedom of expression in unprecedented ways. In conjunction with her spring seminar, CHV/PHI: Free Speech in the Internet Age, Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching, Susan Brison's, has organized a series of public events examining how the value of free speech can be protected while we address the harms of cyber harrassment, revenge porn, fake news, and online and campus hate speech.

Part II: Free Speech Now: Social Media - Fake News, Trolling, and Hate Groups*

Part III: Panel Discussion on Free Speech in an out of the classroom (formal title, tbd)

Co-sponsored by the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA).

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